Volvo Trucks is inviting you to visit ‘Vera’ at this year’s Freight in the City Expo on 6 November in London. The autonomous, electric and connected vehicle will be making its UK debut at Alexandra Palace. It features as part of Volvo Trucks’ wider focus on future freight vehicles designed to improve air quality, lower CO2 emissions, boost safety and reduce noise pollution in urban environments. Vera is designed for regular and repetitive tasks, over short distances, where large volumes […]
Scania will showcase a range of vehicles powered by alternative fuels and cabs suited to inner city applications at Freight in the City Expo tomorrow (6 November).
At this week’s multi-million euro launch of Renault Trucks’ complete new line up in Lyon, senior directors from its parent Volvo Group turned out to lend their support to this €2bn (£1.7bn) project to revitalise Renault’s ageing CV portfolio. These included Volvo Group president Olof Persson and he spoke to MT editor Steve Hobson.
Changes in regulation, developments in new technology and rising diesel costs are prompting haulage operators to seriously consider non-diesel alternatives. A number of factors mean that LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) is increasingly proving to be a good and viable option, not just in terms of lowering environmental impact but also improving performance and cutting costs.